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Student Eats: Samba cuisine misses the beat

Student Eats: Samba cuisine misses the beat

October 27, 2015

A new, affordable Brazilian cuisine restaurant with personalized options opened on July 7. Located on 819 C St., Samba is right next to the City College tr...

Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp

October 27, 2015

Filed under NEWS

Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College on Oct. 8. “Today, governor Brown signed AB 288, which is a long overdue revision to the concurrent enrollment law,” Rhinerson said during the meeting. “...

Counselors voice concerns over equality

Rebeca Reyes and Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

Filed under NEWS

At a trustees meeting that took place Sept. 24, counselors Ray Wong and Steve Schommer voiced their call for equal treatment as the teaching faculty from the San Diego Community College District. “We’re required master’s degrees," Wong said. “The same set of requirements as the teaching faculty.” He also added that in the past, the counseling staff used to work...

San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

October 27, 2015

The San Diego Asian Film Festival will kick off Nov. 5 and run through the 14th with this year's edition of the festival featuring more than 130 films...

Editorial: Fix the academic event calender, students will come

Justine Schulz

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Accuracy is a vital component in our society for us to be able to succeed. As should be the case with academic calendars. It is crucial to provide information that is clear, concise and accurate. Students, as much as possible, should not encounter the nuisance of missing campus events online at www.sdcity.edu due to inaccurate times, incomplete information or merely because it was nev...

Politics turns into celebrity attraction

Denise White

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

At the Video Music Awards this past month, Kanye West made the bold statement of announcing that he would be running for the 2020 presidential election. We can question how serious West is about his plans running for president as he admitted to smoking a little something to “knock the edge off.” But apparently, many people seem to be in support of West. Is it ju...

Halloween costumes made to objectify men and women

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Halloween has been a longtime tradition of children receiving candy, carving pumpkins and dressing up as their favorite characters. Where along those lines did it become about who can make their costume the sexiest?The last day of October is reserved for adults and children alike. However, the costumes that some adults like to dress up as should never be shown in front of ...

Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students per class. A number nobody has been able to explain under which pedagogical variables have been done and why it has to be equally applied across all departments when each...

Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes had to be cancelled this semester, which a lot of students weren’t too pleased about. How are students supposed to get their degrees and move on to a university when comm...

Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure on graduating from college in a timely manner.I didn't know who I could turn to when I finally figured out that the best option for me was to go to San Diego City Coll...

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